Birthdays in Film & TV on June 30

  • 1868 C. V. France, British actor (The Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail), born in Bradford, England (d. 1949)
  • 1879 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1955)
  • 1890 Gertrude McCoy, American silent screen actress (Blue Bird), born in Sugar Valley, Georgia (d. 1967)
  • 1891 Ed "Strangler" Lewis, American professional wrestler, born in Nekoosa, Wisconsin (d. 1966)
  • 1891 Man Mountain Dean [Frank Simmons Leavitt], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1892 Pierre Blanchar, Algerian actor and director (Magnificent Sinner, Wooden Crosses,, Pastoral Symphony), born in Philippeville, Constantine, France (d. 1963)
  • 1898 George Chandler, American actor (Fury, Lassie, The Fatal Glass of Beer), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • 1899 Madge Bellamy [Margaret Derden Philpott], American actress (White Zombie, The Iron Horse), born in Hillsboro, Texas (d. 1990)
  • 1904 Glenda Farrell, American actress (Golddiggers of 1935), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 1971)
  • 1905 Nestor Paiva, American-Portuguese actor (Zorro, The Creature from the Black Lagoon), born in Fresno, California (d. 1966)
  • 1906 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (El Cid, Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story), born in San Diego, California (d. 1967)
  • 1917 Lena Horne, American actress and Grammy Award-winning singer (Cabin in the Sky; Stormy Weather; The Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Susan HaywardSusan Hayward (1917-1975)

American actress (I Want to Live, Tulsa), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1919 Lee Krieger, American actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1967)
  • 1926 Peter Alexander [Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer], Austrian actor and singer (Who Wants to Sleep?), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2011)
  • 1927 Harvey Vernon [Chet Smith], American actor (Teen Wolf, Jasper-Carter Country), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • 1927 James Goldman, American screenwriter and playwright (The Lion in Winter, They Might Be Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • 1927 Pat McCormick, American comedy writer (Red Skeleton; Get Smart; The Tonight Show; Don Rickles Show), and actor (Smokey and the Bandit), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Micki Grant [Minnie Perkins], American theater singer, actress, and composer (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope; Your Arms Are Too Short To Box With God), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2021)
  • 1930 Doyle Holly, American comedian and musician (Buckaroos), born in Perkins, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Lea Massari, Italian actress (Anna-L'avventura), born in Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • 1936 Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhayène], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • 1936 Nancy Dussault, American actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1936 Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • 1939 John Fortune [John C. Wood], English satirist and comedian (Bremner, Bird and Fortune), born in Bristol, England (d. 2013)
  • 1950 Leonard Whiting, English actor and singer (Romeo and Juliet), born in London, England
  • 1952 David Garrison, American Broadway and television actor (Wicked), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1953 Hal Lindes, American-English rock guitarist (Dire Straits, 1980-85), and film score composer (The Boys Are Back), born in Monterey, California
  • 1956 David Alan Grier, American actor and comedian (In Living Color, Boomerang), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1959 Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963 Rupert Graves, English actor (Handful of Dust, Maurice, Sherlock), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • 1966 Marton Csokas, New Zealand actor (Guy de Lusignan-Kingdom of Heaven), born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • 1970 Brian Bloom, American actor (As the World Turns), born in Merrick, New York
  • 1971 Anette Michel, Mexican actress (La otra mitad del sol), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 1971 Monica Potter, American actress (The Last House on the Left), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972 Molly Parker, Canadian actress (House of Cards), born in Maple Ride, British Columbia
  • 1979 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor (Arrow), born in New York City
  • 1982 Lizzy Caplan, American actress (Mean Girls, Marlena Diamond-Cloverfield), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1982 Willam Belli, American drag queen, model, reality television personality (Nip/Tuck, RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1983 Katherine Ryan, Canadian Irish comedian, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1984 Fantasia [Barrino], American singer (American Idol, "Back to Me"), born in High Point, North Carolina
  • 1985 Cody Runnels, American wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1986 Victoria Crawford [Alicia Fox], American wrestler and model, born in Ponte Vedra, Florida
  • 1991 Kaho [Indō], Japanese actress (A Gentle Breeze in the Village), born in Tokyo, Japan